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Ellabell man arrested by US Marshals in NY


An Ellabell man wanted on charges of aggravated assault and theft by taking by the Bryan County Sheriff's Office was arrested Thursday in Albany, NY, by the U.S. Marshals - New York Division of the New York/New Jersey Regional Fugitive Task Force.

Henry Gaines, 27, was wanted in connection with two incidents that occurred January 2014 in Ellabell. That was when Gaines went on the run, according to the U.S. Marshals Office.  

The case was referred to the Savannah Office of the U.S. Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force to locate and apprehend Gaines. An investigation was conducted by the Savannah Marshals Task Force and information was generated that Gaines was possibly in the area of Albany, NY. He has several relatives there.

The information was given to the Marshals New York/New Jersey Regional Task Force to find and arrest Gaines. The Savannah Task Force gave the New York/New Jersey addresses and they located the address of Gaines' cousin. The NY/NJ Task Force members went to the apartment at that address and found Gaines hiding under a bed. He was arrested without incident and taken to a local jail in Albany to await extradition back to Bryan County. 

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